A terabyte is a trillion bytes of data, while a petabyte is 1,000 terabytes.
What does TB stand for?
TB stands for Trillion Bytes
This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Information technology (IT) and computers
- Science, medicine, engineering, etc.
See other definitions of TB
We have 44 other meanings of TB in our Acronym Attic
- Tractor Biplane (US Navy)
- Transaction Broker (real estate)
- Transport Blocks
- Transport Bureau (Hong Kong)
- Travel Bug (geocaching)
- Treasury Bill
- Treasury Board
- Treasury Bond
- Très Bien (French: Very Good)
- Trial Balance (accounting)
Samples in periodicals archive:
When I installed it on my computer, the computer immediately recognized its capacity as one trillion bytes, [10.
The water-cooled vector supercomputer based on NEC SX technology has a theoretical top speed of 40 teraflops per second, or 40 trillion floating point operations, and a main memory of 10 terabytes, which is about 10 trillion bytes.
3 trillion operations a second, more than 6 trillion bytes of memory and 160 trillion bytes of disk space.
A group of IBM scientists have announced through an article published in the technical Journal "Science" that they have accomplished a technological breakthrough that will result in disk drives capable of holding more than 1 trillion bytes, a 100 fold increase in the capacity of today's hard drives.
With such dense data storage, a small tape cartridge could hold 2 trillion bytes of information -- nearly equivalent to all the medical information stored in a year by the average hospital, Simonds says.